Teigland Family History

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Teigland Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads in Hordaland, named in Old Norse as either Telgland or Teigland. In each case, the second element is land ‘piece of land’; the first elements are respectively telg ‘bracken’, ‘fern’ and teigr ‘strip of land’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bergland, Hegland, England, Helland, Selland, Hetland, Ritland

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Teigland Family Origin

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Teigland Family Occupations

What did your Teigland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Teigland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Teigland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Teigland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 667 census records available for the last name Teigland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teigland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 892 immigration records available for the last name Teigland. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 145 military records available for the last name Teigland. For the veterans among your Teigland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Teigland Life Expectancy

What is the average Teigland lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Teigland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Teigland in 1955 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

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